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Careers at the RTA

The Regional Transit Authority is continually seeking talented employees to help us fulfill our commitment to the people of New Orleans. 

RTA LogoThe RTA is currently restructuring to bring agency administration in-house. To do this, the RTA will need to fill a number of positions which will work directly for the Authority rather than for the operations vendor.

Positions currently open with the RTA can be found below; to apply for these positions with the RTA, please email your cover letter and resume to Please only send your information if you wish to apply for the positions below. For all other positions, click here.

Transdev_logo-svg-(1).pngTransdev, a private company, manages all daily operations of the New Orleans RTA on behalf of the publicly appointed RTA Board of Commissioners. Transdev conducts the hiring process, and when you accept a job at the RTA, you will actually become a direct employee of Transdev. With 17,000 employees in more than 150 locations in the U.S and Canada, Transdev is the largest provider of bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, and taxi services in North America.

At Transdev, we believe that our most valued asset is our employees. In our human resources policies, our aim is to:

  • Create an inclusive work environment
  • Champion diversity within our locations
  • Recruit, hire and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce
  • Provide a work environment that allows all employees to develop their talents to the fullest potential

We offer advancement opportunities and many training programs to help employees build their capabilities and careers. Our salaries and benefits packages are competitive in the local economies where we operate and compare favorably to our industry’s standards.

If you would like to pursue a career with us, you can find current job openings in New Orleans, as well as in Transdev's other 150 locations in the United States, by clicking here.

If you feel you have been discriminated against in terms of equal employment opportunities, please contact the EEO Officer, Detrich Hebert Johnson, at 504-827-8377.

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